Gary A Findley, CEO at Restoration 1 and Bluefrog Plumbing + Drain.
Gary has over 25 years of experience in helping new and seasoned entrepreneurs build over 10,000 locations worldwide with only two brands, Gary now oversees one of the fastest-growing multi-brand franchise chains in North America. Restoration 1 is an award-winning brand with nearly 300 locations open and in development. Acquired in 2017, bluefrog Plumbing + Drain is the perfect complement to Restoration 1’s services. Recently joining Restoration 1 in Waco, Texas, bluefrog currently has 20 franchise locations across the United States.
As the self-proclaimed “Redneck CEO,” Gary’s entrepreneurial drive has led to running his own businesses, serving as a franchise owner of multiple franchise brands and ultimately becoming an executive to grow some of the biggest franchise networks across the country and around the world. He previously served as the COO of EnVie Fitness, as President and COO at Curves International (growing that network to over 8,000 locations worldwide), and as the Vice President of Franchise Sales for Rainbow at Neighborly.
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